Is this a good system?

I'm building my first computer and I'm wondering if all these parts are compatible. I'm buying all these from NewEgg. I'm also needing a cooler (heatsink/CPU fan), case, and HDD. Can anyone recommend any parts?

CORSAIR Professional Series CMPSU-650HX 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
Item #:N82E16817139012
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

Intel Core i5-3470 Ivy Bridge 3.2GHz (3.6GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637i53470
Item #:N82E16819115234
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Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX
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LITE-ON Black Internal 12X Blu-ray Combo SATA Model ihes112-04
Item #:N82E16827106374
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XFX Double D HD-695X-CDFC Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
Item #:N82E16814150549
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy

AMD Gift - Dirt3 Game Coupon
Item #:N82E16800995114
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ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813157293
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Grand Total: $775.94
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  1. At first glance yes these are all compatible.

    as for recommendations, what is your max budget and then your preferred budget ?

    i can recommend parts to you once i know thats, also will you be doing video editing or just pure gaming?
  2. I'll be doing both video editing and gaming; I think the pc will have a Windows Experience Index of 7.8.
    My Max is probably $900−$1000 and my preferred is $850. I can skip the BluRay Drive; I don't really need that.
  3. I'm thinking about getting either Corsair or Patriot as my SSD
  4. Best answer
    Here is my list give or take

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($132.86 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($102.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Storage: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($106.00 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($258.15 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS524-06 DVD/CD Writer ($25.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $951.95
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-08-01 16:12 EDT-0400)
  5. Shockattackr said:

    Thanks, could you recommend a case? I don't have one yet.
  6. I don't have a case preference. I saw the Bitfenix Survivor but that one looked a little small lol besides, I saw that last year and it doesn't appeal to me that much.
  7. Best answer selected by boldintrepid.
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